Additional notes: Airport pick up is provided for international students upon their arrival. Local students must arrange their own transportation to come to school and leave for home.
How we see Laureate College
A personalized focus on learning sets Laureate College apart as an option for Grades 9 through 12. With a blended learning model that allows students to gain their Ontario Secondary School Diploma as well as ESL (English as a Second Language) and EAP (English for Academic Purpose) certifications if needed, Laureate College prepares kids for higher education success no matter where they end up. Laureate College also offers a complete online learning model that runs parallel to its in-class programs. Class sizes are kept small, and an inclusive culture helps kids feel like they belong there. Specialized arts, science and engineering, and international business programs offer unique opportunities for students. And, Laureate’s partnerships with schools around the globe give kids the opportunity to study abroad for Grade 12.
How Laureate College sees itself
"Our experienced faculty will lead Laureate College to give all students equitable opportunity to pursue their interests, nurture their strengths by establishing deeper and sustainable learning as well as finding their potential through academic and personal investigation. S.T.E.A.M. are embedded in our Specialized pathways in International Business, Science and Engineering, and the Arts. Located on a magnificent campus of natural expansion, the learning environment promotes student engagement and focused learning."
"Laureate College is located on a spectacular campus that has access to the Niagara Escarpment creating a learning environment where students feel safe and engaged by its surroundings and interactive learning spaces. Where every student can succeed, they receive personalized learning, student-centred activities, and an inclusive environment. Students can select specialized pathways such as the arts, international business, or science & engineering using project-based learning."
"Choosing Laureate will give students choices and opportunities to advance their learning to receive multiple offers from top colleges and universities. Students will be prepared for their next stages of growth where learning is forever. Their growth is developed through grit, curiosity, and imagination. Every Laureate student will understand the importance of research to substantiate their opinions but also value acts of kindness, gratitude, and setting goals."
"To ensure every student is able to achieve success, learning is a shared process among staff and students where Laureate instills the belief of forever learning for all. Learning doesn't just happen in the classroom but learning is a state of mind to continuously expand our knowledge, understanding, and critical-thinking for students, staff, and other partners Becoming a self-directed learner and being excited about discovery will enrich our lives to be an active contributor in our communities."
"Laureate College is designed to be affordable and deliver quality programs and provide excellent teachers. Students need to be encouraged to take ownership of their learning and develop their strengths through inquiry-based learning and student-centred activities. Laureate's reputation is defined by the people who work, live, and learn together on this beautiful campus or virtually through our on-line learning platforms."
"1. Individualized Learning Pathways focus on student developing 21st century skills through student-centred activities.
2. Specialized Programs incorporate deep learning and understanding of complex issues.
3. Local community activities give students opportunity to be engaged with our communities.
4. Outdoor learning is embedded in our courses to take advantage of our 50 acre campus.
5. Personal school support is provided for every student by teachers, counsellors, and administrative teams."
Top-down influence on the school’s direction and tone
Beverley Ohashi, Principal
Laureate College offers multi-dimensional learning that is essential for students to develop the global competency skills through student-centred activities, inquiry-based learning, and differentiated instruction. Students excel and reach their potential when learning is personalized and focus on deeper learning. Student engagement comes when they understand the purpose of learning, develop the mastery of a concept, recognize the connections to our communities, and become self-directed learners.
THE OUR KIDS REPORT: Laureate College
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